ADHS will be performing maintenance on the Medical Marijuana systems starting on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 10 PM expected to be completed by Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 4 AM. During this time, Medical Marijuana Online Registry Applications will be unavailable. We apologize for the inconvenience this maintenance downtime may cause. If the process is completed earlier, the systems will be made available at an earlier time.

Office of Administrative Counsel and Rules

Substantive Policy Statements

ADHS substantive policy statements are listed below. Pursuant to A.R.S. § 41-1013, Notices of Substantive Policy Statement are published in the Arizona Administrative Register (A.A.R.). Links to the A.A.R. for these Notices are also provided. (You may have to page through the A.A.R. document to get to the page in the A.A.R. on which the ADHS Notice is published.) If a recent Notice has yet to be published in the A.A.R., the unpublished version is provided here in the meantime.

Public Health Licensing Services

Please view the Notice of Public Information 20 A.A.R. 2895 to see the list of the Public Health Licensing substantive policy statements that have been rescinded..

  • Child Care Licensing
  • Health Care Institution Licensing
  • Special Licensing
Child Care Licensing
  • SP-038-PHL-CCL: Clarification of the requirements in 9 A.A.C. 5, Article 6, for children with special needs who may require diapering
  • SP-035-DLS-CCL: Clarification of the provision, "That affects agricultural land regulated pursuant to Section 3-365" as stated in A.R.S. §§ 36-882(D) and 36-897.01(B) (Rescinded effective February 1, 2015)
  • SP-031-PHL-CCL: Interpretation of the Term "Tutoring Provided by Public Schools Solely to Improve School Performance" in A.R.S. § 36-884(5)
  • SP-030-PHL-CCL: Clarification on Whether a Child Care Group Home May Require a Release of Liability as a Condition of Enrollment or for Participation in an Activity, Including a Field Trip
  • SP-029-PHL-CCL: Clarification on Whether a Child Care Facility May Require a Release of Liability as a Condition of Enrollment or for Participation in an Activity, Including a Field Trip
  • SP-023-PHL-CCL: Determining whether an individual providing child care services in a residential setting is required to be certified as a child care group home
  • SP-022-PHL-CCL: Interpretation of "Residential Facility" in Definition of "Child Care Group Home"
Health Care Institution Licensing
Special Licensing
  • SP-037-PHL-SPL: Clarification of Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S.) ยงยง 36-1940.04(C)(3) and 36-1940.04(D)(13) (Clarification of A.R.S. Title 36, Chapter 17, Article 4 regarding documentation by a speech-language pathology assistant)

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